Jacob Ballard Hensley, age 27 of Nebo was the subject of a manhunt following the shooting of 30-year-old Timothy Ray Noblitt of Marion. The shooting is said to taken place inside a vehicle while parked at a residence in McDowell County. Noblitt was taken to a regional medical center with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The McDowell County Sheriff’s Office says Hensley fled the scene after the shooting. He was captured by law enforcement in a wooded area around 10 pm Tuesday.
Hensley is being held in the McDowell County Jail.